Saturday, August 1, 2009

Strawberry shopping

It was sister-in-law Jenny's birthday during the week - she is rather partial to strawberries, with this in mind, I remembered seeing this lovely boxed set of cups and saucers (a pair) in our new Antiques and collectables shop in town. They would be lovely for an elegant tea (with scones, jam (strawberry of course) and cream.

I also bought some delicious milk chocolate and white chocolate-coated freeze dried strawberries from our local sweets shop to put in with the china teacups. It is a very special treat!

Called into the plant nursery in town, and bought some pots of strawberry plants for a little garden project, you will see that soon.
I had a lovely afternoon shopping for strawberries :)
Hope you are having a berry nice weekend!
Cheers,
Sandi xx
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10 comments:

CurlyPops said...

What a thoughtful gift. The tea set is lovely - I'm sure she is going to absolutely love it!

jannimary said...

What a delightful gift. Any strawberry lover would be thrilled. Looking forward to seeing what transpires with the strawberry plants.

Julie said...

What a gorgeous gift idea.

Sandrine said...

How lovely Sandi!I am sure she will feel very special;)We had a Stawberry fix this weekend and got them by the kg!They are MONSTERS strawberries also, but super yum!

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

What a gorgeous gift...mmm I love berries!!!

Guðrún said...

The cup is beautiful, as you say, so elegant.

Lynne said...

Ooohhh truly scrumtious. I'm sure she will be delighted.

suz said...

What a lovely, thoughtful gift! Those tea cups and saucers are wonderful!

noelle said...

lucky Jenny, great pressies x x

Lyn said...

I wish I had a sister in law like you! what a lovely thoughtful gift.
Love
Lyn
xxx